GRAMMAR EXERCISES 23

CHOOSE THE CORRECT ANSWER!

01. English …. very useful for us nowadays.
A. are
B. is
C. was
D. were
E. been
02. The cat can …. the tree well.
A. climbs
B. climbing
C. climbed
D. climb
E. to climb
03. The plane …. one of means of communication.
A. is
B. are
C. been
D. were
E. was
04. One of my English teachers … five languages.
A. speak
B. speaks
C. speaking
D. spoke
E. spoken
05. The accident …… at this place yesterday.
A. happened
B. happens
C. happening
D. happen
E. To happen
06. The meeting … in this room tomorrow.
A. hold
B. holds
C. holding
D. will be held
E. to hold
07. The car … by my son two days ago.
A. will be repaired
B. will repair
C. repaired
D. to repair
E. was repaired
08. My computer …. Troubles with its CPU.
A. has
B. have
C. having
D. to have
E. have to
09. Mr. Imam …. Bali island three times
A. visited
B. has visited
C. to visit
D. visiting
E. visits
10. The lion ….. in Surabaya zoo.
A. can be seen
B. can see
C. may kept
D. see
E. saw
11. My son …. a lot of goats in village.
A. breeds
B. to breed
C. breeding
D. have bred
E. bread
12. …. knives are sharp so you must be careful to use ….
A. that / them
B. those / it
C. those / them
D. that / them
E. these / it
13. Anita lives in Bali but … parents live in Malang.
A. his
B. her
C. hers
D. their
E. him
14. My cat is white and … has a long tail.
A. their
B. its
C. it’s
D. it
E. mine
15. A pair of shoes …. not enough for my son.
A. is
B. are
C. be
D. was
E. has been
16. The apple tree ….. well in Surabaya.
A. can’t growing
B. can’t grow
C. can’t grew
D. couldn’t growing
E. couldn’t grew
17. The goose …… is swimming in that river looks beautiful.
A. which
B. who
C. whom
D. of which
E. to which
18. The bomb … exploded in Bali caused a lot of casualties.
A. that
B. of which
C. from which
D. to which
E. of that
19. Mr. Joe …… history in my school well since 1998.
A. teaches
B. has been teaching
C. taught
D. teaching
E. has touched
22. I ……. to Shinta’s wedding party.
A. was invited
B. has been invited
C. is invited
D. has invited
E. has been inviting
21. You should …… here on time tomorrow.
A. be
B. coming
C. to come
D. came
E. to be
22. Three planes ……. in this city this year.
A. has fallen down
B. have been falling down
C. has been falling down
D. have fallen down
E. fell down
23. My cat ran after a mouse at my home yesterday.
ran after means ……..
A. caught
B. ate
C. chased
D. saw
E. played
24. Physics is …….. than mathematics.
A. more difficult
B. difficult
C. so difficult
D. more difficultly
E. more difficulty
25. Your writing should ….. before you submit it.
A. revised
B. be revised
C. be revising
D. to revise
E. revise
26. This letter ……… by the writer.
A. has not sealed
B. has not been sealed
C. have not been sealed
D. has not been sealing
E. did not seal
27. Both John and Tina …… students in my school.
A. is
B. are
C. has been
D. be
E. to be
28. Neither John nor Ali ….. studying English at school.
A. like
B. likes
C. to like
D. have liked
E. liking
29. Either Tono or Anita …… in Malang.
A. lives
B. lived
C. to live
D. living
E. live
30. She doesn’t like English lesson and …….
A. I don’t too
B. I don’t either
C. so do I
D. Neither don’t I
E. I do too
31. I have three bikes and tomorrow I’ll buy ……one.
A. the other
B. another
C. the others
D. some other
E. few others
32. I have two pens. This is one of them and …… is at home.
A. other
B. another
C. the others
D. the other
E. some others
33. I have many students at home, Some are here, ….are at home
A. some other
B. another
C. the others
D. many others
E. few other
34. The books ….you put on the tables yesterday belong to her.
A. which
B. of which
C. in which
D. to which
E. from which
35.The man …. I bought the car yesterday is kind.
A. whom
B. from whom
C. whose
D. where
E. who
36. One of my brothers …… in this class today.
A. is
B. are
C. am
D. was
E. were
37. Neither English nor biology …. useful for all of you.
A. is
B. are
C. become
D. were
E. be
38. You can …. at my house if you come to Bali.
A. staying
B. to stay
C. stayed
D. stay
E. stays
39. You should ….. here tomorrow because I need you.
A. to be
B. being
C. be
D. been
E. came
40. The car ….. is on the table is useful for all of us.
A. which
B. in which
C. whom
D. whose
E. of which
41. The sun ….. brightly in the east yesterday morning.
A. shines
B. shone
C. shining
D. to shine
E. shine
42. The plane ….. down because of the engine yesterday.
A. fall
B. falling
C. feel
D. fell
E. fallen
43. The students have forgotten to bring ….. books to school.
A. them
B. their
C. theirs
D. they
E. his
44. My cat often moves …. tail in front of the door way.
A. it’s
B. its
C. it
D. their
E. that
45. The lamps …… last night so I had to light some candles.
A. go out
B. went out
C. out
D. has gone out
E. have gone out
46. Both fish and goose …… to swim but elephants can’t.
A. is able to
B. was able to
C. can
D. are able to
E. were able to
47. My mother …… two children.
have
has
having
to have
has to
48. Malang …… some tourism objects.
A. have
B. have to
C. has
D. has to
E. had to
49. Either English or mathematics …. important lessons in this school.
A. are
B. is
C. be
D. to be
E. to become
50. Your lovely car is very expensive.
Lovely means ……
A. new
B. beautiful
C. beautifully
D. speedy
E. slowly
51. The lesson …… is given by Mr. Tikno is interesting.
A. who
B. whom
C. whose
D. of which
E. that
52. The man …… daughter is a doctor in my village is wise.
A. who
B. whose
C. who
D. which
E. where
53. The handsome boy …… I met in this school is my friend.
A. whose
B. whom
C. which
D. where
E. in which
54. The test …… is given by Mr. Alex is difficult enough.
A. that
B. of which
C. in which
D. where
E. whose
55. The school …… you study is well-known in Indonesia.
A. who
B. in which
C. from which
D. that
E. which
56. One of my cars ……. out of order now so I must go to a mechanic.
A. is
B. are
C. was
D. were
E. be
57. Borobudur temple ……. some years ago.
A. built
B. building
C. was built
D. has been built
E. builds
58. Kuta beach ……. by many tourists.
A. have visited
B. have been visited
C. has been visited
D. has visited
E. visits
59. My brother has ….. English books at home.
A. a little
B. little
C. much
D. few
E. so much
60. This book ……. in my school.
A. uses
B. use
C. is used
D. to use
E. used to
61. I am happy ……. in this city.
A. staying
B. to stay
C. stay
D. stayed
E. stays
62.She is ready …….. now.
A. help
B. to help
C. helping
D. helps
E. to helping
63. My students want ….. outside of the class.
A. study
B. to study
C. studying
D. studied
E. studies
64. My sister likes …… very much.
A. cook
B. to cook
C. cooking
D. cooked
E. cooks
65. I can’t decide …… this house alone.
A. buy
B. buying
C. to buy
D. bought
E. buys
66. I prefer ……. to speaking lesson.
A. write
B. writing
C. to write
D. wrote
E. written
67. I would like ……. to Malang.
A. moving
B. to move
C. moved
D. moves
E. move
68. She ……. milk every morning.
A. drinks
B. drank
C. to drink
D. drinking
E. drunk
69. I ……. this lesson in this class three times.
A. have explained
B. explaining
C. to explain
D. explains
E. explained
70. John ….. help your mother today.
A. have to
B. has to
C. has
D. have
E. had
71. My brother lived …… Malang three years ago.
A. on
B. at
C. in
D. into
E. under
72. I have lived in Surabaya ……. 1998.
A. on
B. since
C. for
D. in
E. at
73. The train leaves for Jakarta ….. 7 o’clock.
A. on
B. in
C. at
D. for
E. during
74. My sister ……. finish her study from Unair this year.
A. have to
B. must
C. had to
D. are able to
E. will be
75. The lesson is not …… so many students do not attend the class.
A. interested
B. interesting
C. to interest
D. bored
E. interest
76. The book …… I have just read is very interesting.
A. that
B. who
C. of which
D. in which
E. whom
77. The dog is moving …. tail.
A. it
B. its
C. it’s
D. their
E. theirs
78. Our English teacher ….. in the class now.
A. is teaches
B. teaches
C. teach
D. is teaching
E. teaching
79. ……. English, I also speak Italian.
A. Beside that
B. Besides
C. Beside
D. Be side
E. Inside
80. I have only one bike now, next month I will buy …… for my son.
A. the others
B. the other
C. another
D. Some other
E. other
81. Kartika …… comes to the class late.
A. some time
B. sometime
C. sometimes
D. some times
E. some teams
82. Everything here ….. us happy.
A. makes
B. make
C. to make
D. making
E. have made
83. No body …. You if you are lazy.
A. like
B. likes
C. have liked
D. liking
E. to like
84. Some body ….. in front of my house last night.
A. is standing
B. was standing
C. were standing
D. has stood
E. have stood
85. Nothing …. important for us to discus today.
A. is
B. was
C. are
D. be
E. were
86. John didn’t attend the meeting yesterday because of …
A. he was sick
B. it was raining
C. he has forgotten
D. illness
E. he didn’t like it
87. Tony reads …. English book everyday.
A. he
B. him
C. his
D. hers
E. theirs
88. I have two English books. Either … good.
A. are
B. is
C. has
D. have
E. were
89. Anita speaks …. English and Korean.
A. neither
B. both
C. either
D. nothing
E. none
90. Budi speaks Italian and …. do I.
A. too
B. so
C. either
D. neither
E. nothing
91. Helen doesn’t live in Malang and ….. does Alex.
A. either
B. neither
C. none
D. so
E. too
92. Susan spoke English in the class yesterday and I did ….
A. too
B. so
C. either
D. neither
E. none
93. Shanty didn’t like coffee yesterday and I didn’t ….
A. either
B. so
C. neither
D. too
E. nothing

94. Malang ….. a lot of tourism objects.
A. has
B. have
C. having
D. to have
E. have to
95. Tono likes …. in village.
A. live
B. living
C. lives
D. lived
E. leave
96. I can …… do this assignment.
A. hard
B. hardly
C. harder
D. hurt
E. hut
97. You should …. here before 6 o’clock tomorrow.
A. be
B. came
C. comes
D. come
E. coming
98. Some students have done ….. assignment.
A. his
B. her
C. their
D. our
E. ours
99. Tony and I have submitted … assignment to Mr. Marcus.
A. ours
B. our
C. my
D. his
E. him
100. SMA 6 is one of well-known …… in Surabaya.
A. high school
B. high schools
C. universities
D. university
E. kindergarten

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